The Strive is breaking ground with a fiery, infectious spin on today’s rock/pop vibe that simply must be heard. The band's standalone singles Sleepless, Bury Me Under, and Kingdom (produced by Matt Noveskey of Blue October) are a testament to their unstoppable edge, progress and vibrant energy.
The Strive has lived up to its name, making spectacular inroads on the national independent scene. They have performed on bills with Fall Out Boy, The Used, Taking Back Sunday, Neon Trees, Yellowcard, have been featured on Warped Tour and the Red, White & Boom Festival (Mix 93.3) The Strive has produced over 16,000 YouTube subscribers, 1.5 million views and 20k+ twitter followers. The band has also made substantial advancements on the US college market and has toured nationally for 2 years independently.
It's no wonder The Strive is connecting with both fans and critics. Alternative Press has premiered The Strive's newest releases, Purevolume has exclusively premiered the single "Keep Dreaming", and Vents Magazine and Music Junkie Press have reviewed and interviewed The Strive - "the single has a great hard rock edge to it and will have listeners from all genres enjoying the passionate vocals, heartfelt lyrics and solid hook." After seeing the band's energetic, passionate show, fans are constantly raving -
"If you don't listen to @wearethestrive you're not living"
"I just fangirled wayyy too hard at the @wearethestrive concert #beautifulsound#beautifulmen"
The Strive's music reveals writers who are deep thinkers and artists whose powerhouse performances are genuine and original, but have an irresistible commercial appeal.